'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' says it's behind the latest and deadliest bombing this week in Pakistan, leaving citizens shaken by the recent uptick in violence.
Lahore residents vented their fury at militants and at the government for failing to prevent the attack, despite warnings.
Pakistan's democracy is getting stronger in the wake of terrorism, observers say.
Authorities arrested Hafiz Saeed and four members of Jamaat-ud-Dawa for engaging in activities that violated Pakistan's obligations to the UN.
The Taliban are falling into the vortex of their own internal conflicts, observers say.
Terrorists will fail to regain their lost relevance and Pakistanis will remain united, military and religious leaders say.
The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' suffered heavy losses last year in terms of both money and manpower, experts tell Diyaruna.
Central Asian countries and Afghanistan are working to protect their borders from extremist movements, officials said.
But leaders needs to improve governance and ensure social justice to win people's support in the war against extremism, observers say.
Long after the blasts that changed their lives forever, victims of terrorist attacks and their families continue to suffer from the after-effects of trauma.